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Cover for World pomegranate market.

This chapter reviews the economic aspects of pomegranate production in major production countries and the trade flow in the international markets. Sections look at: world production and trade; price discovery; competitiveness and market power in pomegranate export market; and export standards.

Author(s)
Shokoohi, Z.; Asgari, M.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for An overview of global organic and regenerative agriculture movements.

This chapter gives an historical overview of the organic agriculture (OA) sector and the closely aligned production systems of agroecology, permaculture and regenerative agriculture. It explains how the modern organic movement emerged from concern over the loss of quality in crops with an increase...

Author(s)
Leu, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pest risk management through stages 1 and 2.

This chapter provides a detailed description of the risk management model introduced as a proposed template for those national plant protection organizations (NPPOs) with a desire to update and improve their approach to risk management. The risk analysis framework identifies three stages of risk...

Author(s)
Yoe, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Post-harvest processing and handling.

This chapter discusses post-harvest processing and handling practices and their effects on plant commodities/products moving in trade. The primary objective of post-harvest processing and handling is to maintain the plant product's quality. The International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures...

Author(s)
Bloem, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for How organic food systems support sustainability of diets.

Sustainable models are needed in order to transform the current food systems. This chapter presents arguments for using organic food systems as such a model. Food systems can be recognized as coupled human and natural systems, with a set of activities and outcomes in which the boundaries of the...

Author(s)
Kahl, J.; Strassner, C.; Bügel, S.; Lairon, D.; Paoletti, F.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Regulatory controls.

This chapter focues on the importance of the role of the International Plant Protection Convention and its International Standards for Phytosanitary Measurements in ensuring the adequacy of pre- and/or postharvest fruit fly controls to minimize risk to a standard acceptable to allow the free...

Author(s)
Clarke, A. R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241822)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Health and safety considerations.

Standard operating procedures and safety protocols are needed in all activities in the nursery. The official standards can vary depending on the country and local regulations, but high standards should be maintained whatever requirements are officially needed. Identification and elimination of...

Author(s)
Laksono, N. D.; Setiawati, U.; Nur, F.; Rahmaningsih, M.; Anwar, Y.; Rusfiandi, H.; Forster, B. P.; Sembiring, E. H.; Subbarao, A. S.; Zahara, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242140)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The importance of stockmanship to maintain high standards of handling and transport of livestock and poultry.

Both practical wisdom and scientific research show the importance of good stockmanship. Cattle, pigs, sheep and poultry that fear people have lower productivity. Animals that willingly approach people are more productive. The best stock people have a positive attitude, and like animals. Equipment...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Consumer behaviour in the organic and Fair Trade food market in Europe.

This chapter summarizes the results of European research on consumer preferences, buying motives, willingness to pay as well as barriers for buying organic and Fair Trade food products. It also demonstrates the implications for standard setting, certification, labelling and communication.

Author(s)
Zander, K.; Schleenbecker, R.; Hamm, U.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393050)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Regulations and the manufacturers of pesticides and related organizations.

This chapter discusses the regulations, approval and registration of pesticides. Some international conventions (Rotterdam Convention, Stockholm Convention, Montreal Protocol, Minamata Convention), international standards (International Organization for Standardization and International Union of...

Author(s)
Matthews, G. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394873)
Type
Book chapter

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